OSCE Chairperson’s Personal Representative Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk Concerned About Death of Karabakh Soldier

(PanArmenian.net) – On September 26, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk expressed concern over the death of a Nagorno Karabakh soldier on the contact line with Azerbaijan.

On Sunday, at around 10:40 am, a Karabakh serviceman, Sevak Khachatryan (b. 1997) received a fatal gunshot wound as Azerbaijan shelled the Armenian positions.

In addition, 50 ceasefire violations by the Azeri army were registered along the contact line with Karabakh over the weekend of September 24-25.

Armenia’s Deputy Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan at a meeting with Kasprzyk on Monday, September 26 characterized the ceasefire violations as impermissible, adding that Azerbaijan will bear the whole responsibility for the consequences of the soldier’s death.

Kasprzyk promised to undertake measures to halt further destabilization on the contact line.

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